I have visited this rock twice, first time on a cruise on the Ss Canberra in 1984, but we didn’t see much of the place as we went straight to the Airport and flew to Tangiers, Morocco. But the second was with The Air Cadets in 1988 representing my squadron, it was this time I …Continue reading "Nèedles and Apes "
On hundred and fifty years ago Valparaiso, Chile was one of the world’s busiest ports. Located half way along the Pacific coast of South America it was an essential stopping point for vessels rounding Cape Horn on the way to California from the East Coast of the United States and from Europe. Wealthy with the …Continue reading "Just one Place Valparaiso, Chile"
This time in the series, just one place the whole country of Iceland is making my list. The fact that the country has a population similar to that of Reading or Sweden is one thing. The fact that there is government office for the fairyfolk is brilliant or that a possible fairy habitat could be …Continue reading "Just one place in Iceland "
Kerala is one of India’s top tourist destination. It is known as God’s Own Country. From the vast beaches to the backwaters, every part of Kerala is beautiful and at the same time peaceful. Deciding to visit this state is not a tough one, but what all to do there and where all to go …Continue reading "First time Kerala: what to do and where all to go"
First is Ularu Some call it Ayers rock, but others and the Australian aboriginals call it uluru im.not sure why but I find the draw of the too awesome. New York So good they named her twice according to Frank Sinatra and of course the gateway to the new world, passing the majestic statue of …Continue reading "My bucket list, 10 places I want to visit before I go "
It was 1986 and I was 14 and my family and I were off for a cruise along the Rhine, Germany. First we had to get there, an overnight stay in the Barbican hotel London a coach trip to Dover, then the ferry, (I had had an injection that was supposed to stop sea sickness …Continue reading "2 long days but a good holiday "
Limerick in.the Republic of Ireland It was June 1992 when myself and my best mate had a fortnight fishing holiday in Tuamgraney just north of Limerick. The fishing for the entire fortnight was amazing, we’d hit the Bream spot on perfect timing, if we used keep nets they’d have been brimming with Bream. One particular …Continue reading "My favourite place "
At first glance Trawsfynydd doesnt seem much, but as a family we had two great holidays down there back. Part of the Snowdonia national park Trawsfynydd has lovely countryside and a huge reservior. Trawsfynydd is down passed Welshpool and Dolgellau on the A470. The great beach of Porthmadog which at the time allowed cars to …Continue reading "Trawsfynydd North Wales "
Ok If you take a look on my other site www.Allornothingblog.co.uk you will see i had a series called Just One Place, in which I detailed places i would visit in each country, if that was the only place i could visit in that country. I was thinking about resurrecting the series on here, but …Continue reading "Just One Place (resurrected)"
It was a for a close friends birthday we visited the China chef in Crouch Street Colchester a party of 14 including the guest of honour. Having had a varied experience of Chinese food it was with a little trepidation that I entered the restaurant with my partner. We were first to arrive, and in …Continue reading "A Chinese meal to die for "